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Grounded boat breaks up, closes state park beach.

April 24, 2017
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  Grounded boat breaks up, closes state park beach. #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — The wreckage of a 76-foot long boat, The Tica, that ran aground near Big Point Sable last week has caused the closure of the Ludington State Park beach and has left debris along the shoreline. After sitting aground for almost a week, the boat…

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Ludington council sets aside Stearns Park parking fee topic, for now.

April 24, 2017
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Ludington council sets aside Stearns Park parking fee topic, for now.  #MasonCountyNews #LudingtonNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — Ludington City Council is setting aside the idea of charging parking fees at Stearns Park, however the issue may be brought up again in the future, Mayor…

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Kindertransport survivor to speak at college Tuesday.

April 24, 2017
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Kindertransport survivor to speak at college Tuesday.  #MasonCountyEducation. #WestShoreCommunityCollege. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College, in partnership with The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Muskegon, will host Kindtertransport survivor Dr. Renata Laxova on Tuesday, April 25, from 12:30-1:45 p.m. at the WSCC…

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MCE family engineering night.

April 24, 2017
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MCE family engineering night.  #MasonCountyEastern #MasonCountyEducation. CUSTER — Mason County Eastern Elementary recently held a Family Engineering Night with the West Shore Educational Service District.  Parents and students were challenged to…

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WSCC community education includes family bonding events.

April 24, 2017

WSCC community education includes family bonding events. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Registration is underway for community members interested in West Shore Community College’s Business & Community Education (BCE) Spring into Summer…

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WSCC to honor students during ceremony Thursday.

April 24, 2017

WSCC to honor students during ceremony Thursday.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College will be recognizing students’ academic and extracurricular achievements on Thursday, April 27. The Student Awards Convocation…

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Counterfeit bill possession; rifles, compound bow stolen.

April 24, 2017
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Counterfeit bill possession; rifles, compound bow stolen. #MasonCountyNews   #PoliceNews PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Hart post of the Michigan State Police is investigating a counterfeit bill possession case following…

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Ludington council to discuss Stearns Park parking fees tonight.

April 24, 2017
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Ludington council to discuss Stearns Park parking fees tonight.  #MasonCountyNews #LudingtonNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — City Council is scheduled to discuss Stearns Park parking fees during its regular…

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Two heroin overdoses take place in Ludington Sunday; both victims revived.

April 23, 2017
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Two heroin overdoses take place in Ludington Sunday; both victims revived. #MasonCountyNews. LUDINGTON — Emergency personnel responded to two separate heroin overdoses Sunday afternoon and were able to revive the…

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4 survive plane crash in Grant Twp.

April 23, 2017
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UPDATED: 4 survive plane crash in Grant Twp. #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  GRANT TOWNSHIP — Four people survived a single engine plane crash Sunday morning in northwestern Mason County.…

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Obituary: William Hahn, 87, Ludington.

April 23, 2017
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Obituary: William Hahn, 87, Ludington. #MasonCountyDeaths. William Henry Hahn, 87, of Ludington, passed away peacefully April 21, 2017 at Mercy Health in Muskegon. He was born August 26, 1929 in Manistee,…

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Sheriff’s office recovers body of Ryan Walsworth, missing since February.

April 22, 2017
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Sheriff’s office recovers body of Ryan Walsworth, missing since February. #OceanaCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. PENTWATER TOWNSHIP — The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office has recovered what it believes are the…

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Spartan Proud: Melanie Weaver Barnett, running with the Wolverines.

April 21, 2017
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Spartan Proud: Melanie Weaver Barnett, running with the Wolverines.  #SpartanProud #MCCSchools. Spartan Proud is sponsored by Mason County Central Schools. This series features alumni of Mason County Central telling their…

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Historical society withdraws millage request.

April 21, 2017
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Historical society withdraws millage request.  PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Mason County Historical Society has announced in a press release that it is withdrawing its request for a millage. “The…

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Injuries minor following Sherman Twp. crash.

April 21, 2017
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Injuries minor following Sherman Twp. crash.  #MasonCountyNews. SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — Two people received minor injuries following a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Custer and Sugar Grove roads Friday afternoon.…

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Crashes, property destruction among Thursday police activity.

April 21, 2017
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Crashes, property destruction among Thursday police activity. #MasonCountyNews     #PoliceNews The following is police activity in Mason County Thursday, April 20, 2017: 4:25 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), one-vehicle…

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Obituary: Floyd Obel, 88, Ludington.

April 21, 2017

Obituary: Floyd Obel, 88, Ludington.  #MasonCountyDeaths. Floyd P. Obel, 88 of Ludington passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Tendercare of Ludington.  Floyd was born on November 22, 1928 in…

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Recent deaths, posted April 21, 2017.

April 21, 2017
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#MasonCountyDeaths Recent deaths are brought to you by Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133.  The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Nels…

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